Congo/Judo: Neyl Francis Ata Asionkarah elected president of Fecojuda

BRAZZAVILLE, SEPT 05 (ACI) – The Congolese Federation of Judo and Associated Disciplines (Fecojuda) elected, on September 4 in Brazzaville, the new members of its office, with Mr. Neyl Francis Ata Asionkarah as president, after more than 3 years of hibernation.

This office of eight members was set up following an elective General Assembly, the work of which was led by the representative of the Congolese Olympic and Sports Committee, Mr. Auguste Etsiala.

In addition to the president, this office has three vice-presidents, the first of whom is Mr. Ange Ombongo; a general secretary and his assistant, as well as a general treasurer and his assistant. This body is assisted by an audit committee made up of three members.

In his word for the occasion, the new president of Fecojuda said that the ideal is to project judo to the firmament. To this end, he stressed the need to make it efficient and competitive. With this in mind, it has set itself several objectives, including reforming, training, transforming, supervising, guiding athletes and popularizing this martial art in all 12 departments of Congo.

According to Mr. Ata Asionkarah, his work plan also provides for the organization of internships for the retraining of all judo actors, namely referees, athletes, officials and coaches.

Participants at the end of the Elective Assembly

According to him, particular emphasis will be placed on juvenile judo in order to make it effective in its educational and school vocation. Also, he promised to work for the return of Congolese judo on the international scene and the establishment of a file by order and grades for Congolese judokas evolving in the country, without forgetting those of the diaspora.

Speaking on this occasion, the Inspector General of Sports and Physical Education, representative of the Minister in charge of Sports, Mr. Charles Juste Ndinga, said that the choice of new leaders focused on moral values, cultural and professional. In his opinion, it was necessary to take this into account to guarantee a better future for Congolese athletes and judo.

In addition, he praised the good conduct and the spirit of discernment that reigned during this election, stressing that the respect and order observed during these meetings made it possible to avoid influence peddling.

‹‹This election has been the most awaited moment, despite the great crisis that has deeply affected the life of Congolese judo,›› he concluded. (ACI/Edouard MANGGONO)


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